Annals of the World Hardcover with CD

Annals of the World Hardcover with CD

Publisher: New Leaf Press/Master Bks
Author: James Ussher
$48.94
This hardback version is in an attractive sturdy slipcase and includes the CD described below.
Master Books commissioned this important literary work to be updated from the 17th-century original Latin manuscript to modern English and made available to the general public for the first time. In its pages can be found the fascinating history of the ancient world from the Genesis creation through the destruction of the Jerusalem temple.

Find Out:

  • Why was Julius Caesar kidnapped in 75 B.C.?
  • Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in 326 B.C.?
  • What really happened when the sun "went backward" as a sign to Hezekiah?
  • What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?

In the years 1650-1654, James Ussher set out to write a history of the world from creation to A.D. 70. The result was published in 1658 as the literary classic The Annals of the World. This famous comprehensive history of the world, originally published in Latin, offers a look at history rarely seen. Ussher traveled throughout Europe, gathering much information from the actual historical documents. Many of these documents are no longer available, having been destroyed since the time of his research. Using the Bible as his timeline, Ussher began with the death of Nebuchadnezzar as a reliable date and worked backward through the genealogies of the Old Testament to arrive at the date of creation — 4004 B.C. Integrating biblical history (around 15% of the text is from the Bible) with secular (around 85% of the material is from non-biblical sources), Ussher wrote this masterpiece.

This was so highly regarded for its preciseness that the timeline from it was included in the margins of many King James Version Bibles throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, calling to mind the fact that the earth is only around 6,000 years old. The fact that Ussher's chronology has been deleted from Bibles is evidence of the Church's backsliding into the deceptive ideas of evolution.

  • Important literary work that has been inaccessible in book form for over 300 years
  • Includes CD of Ussher's Chronology of the World — full of colored charts, graphs, timelines, and much, much more
  • Translated into modern English for the first time
  • Traces world history from creation through A.D. 70
  • Over 10,000 footnotes from the original text have been updated to references from works in the Loeb Classical Library by Harvard Press
  • Over 2,500 citations from the Bible and the Apocrypha
  • Ussher's original citations have been checked against the latest textual scholarship
  • One of history's most famous and well-respected historians
  • Spent over five years developing this book
  • Entered college at age 13
  • Received his master's degree at age 18
  • Was an expert in Semitic languages
960 pages, hardback, 9780890513606
Book Title Annals of the World Hardcover with CD
Publisher: New Leaf Press/Master Bks
Author James Ussher
This hardback version is in an attractive sturdy slipcase and includes the CD described below.
Master Books commissioned this important literary work to be updated from the 17th-century original Latin manuscript to modern English and made available to the general public for the first time. In its pages can be found the fascinating history of the ancient world from the Genesis creation through the destruction of the Jerusalem temple.

Find Out:

  • Why was Julius Caesar kidnapped in 75 B.C.?
  • Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in 326 B.C.?
  • What really happened when the sun "went backward" as a sign to Hezekiah?
  • What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?

In the years 1650-1654, James Ussher set out to write a history of the world from creation to A.D. 70. The result was published in 1658 as the literary classic The Annals of the World. This famous comprehensive history of the world, originally published in Latin, offers a look at history rarely seen. Ussher traveled throughout Europe, gathering much information from the actual historical documents. Many of these documents are no longer available, having been destroyed since the time of his research. Using the Bible as his timeline, Ussher began with the death of Nebuchadnezzar as a reliable date and worked backward through the genealogies of the Old Testament to arrive at the date of creation — 4004 B.C. Integrating biblical history (around 15% of the text is from the Bible) with secular (around 85% of the material is from non-biblical sources), Ussher wrote this masterpiece.

This was so highly regarded for its preciseness that the timeline from it was included in the margins of many King James Version Bibles throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, calling to mind the fact that the earth is only around 6,000 years old. The fact that Ussher's chronology has been deleted from Bibles is evidence of the Church's backsliding into the deceptive ideas of evolution.

  • Important literary work that has been inaccessible in book form for over 300 years
  • Includes CD of Ussher's Chronology of the World — full of colored charts, graphs, timelines, and much, much more
  • Translated into modern English for the first time
  • Traces world history from creation through A.D. 70
  • Over 10,000 footnotes from the original text have been updated to references from works in the Loeb Classical Library by Harvard Press
  • Over 2,500 citations from the Bible and the Apocrypha
  • Ussher's original citations have been checked against the latest textual scholarship
  • One of history's most famous and well-respected historians
  • Spent over five years developing this book
  • Entered college at age 13
  • Received his master's degree at age 18
  • Was an expert in Semitic languages
960 pages, hardback, 9780890513606